Summary Boilermaker near Vancouver (BC)
Find key facts and figures about working as a boilermaker. The following information is applicable to all Boilermakers (NOC 7234).
Boilermakers fabricate, assemble, erect, test, maintain and repair boilers, vessels, tanks, towers, heat exchangers and other heavy-metal structures. They are employed in boiler fabrication, manufacturing, shipbuilding, construction, electric power generation and similar industrial establishments.
College or apprenticeship
College education or apprenticeship training usually required
Median wage in the Lower Mainland–Southwest Region
The job outlook varies across Canada depending on the province or territory.
advertised in British Columbia
- Plan sequence of operation
- Develop templates
- Lay out patterns
- Lay out plate, sheet steel and other heavy metal and mark lines
- Set up and operate heavy-metal working machines to cut and shape metal into parts
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